Sep
0

5 Keys to Growth in the Small Town

We have looked at common roadblocks that every rural pastor faces. We have learned that these roadblocks, in many cases, seem to be permanent, in that they tend to linger from one generation to the next and from one pastor to another. But, hear...

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Sep
0

Roadblocks for Rural Pastors

There is nothing more frustrating than getting stopped and delayed by a roadblock when you are on an important journey. Time is wasted, the journey is longer, fatigue sets in, and the driver, if you’re like me, gets weary and worn. Many pastors in...

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Sep
0

The Church and the Small Town

In a day when all eyes are focused on Urban America–the cities, the diverse cultures, the high rises, the airports, the growing population–believe it or not, God is still moving in the country. In my personal journey and study of church growth over the...

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Dec
0

Rally Your Church To Prayer

Every Pastor worth their salt wants to see their Church grow. If you are one of these, you are not alone. God wants to see your Church grow too! Truthfully, every Pastor should be a growing Pastor. We should look for every opportunity to...

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Feb
0

Progress In A Postmodern Culture

The world in which we live changes more than it stays the same. The Church, on the other hand, has a tendency to stay the same more than it changes. This pattern of be-havior, however, is nothing new. The Children of Israel modeled it...

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Sep
0

Make A Difference Anyway

We are living in a day when people obviously don’t have enough to do. This has to be the case because of all the blogs and articles people are writing trying to badger, beat up and destroy other people. If they had something worthwhile...

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Aug
0

Border Wars

I am confident that most people live far below their God-given potential. There are obviously many reasons why they do. But, I believe the biggest reason they do is because when they stand at the BORDER of the next level, they choose to back...

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Mar
0

Mission Mania

We live in a crazy world! It’s a world out of control! A world just like the Word of God describes: “But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come. For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful,...

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Feb
0

When The Pastor’s Name Is Jack: Overcoming The Jack of All Trades Syndrome

  Every leader experiences times when the workload is heavy, help is scarce, yet the job still has to be done. The work automatically falls into the leader’s plate and he feels the weight of trying to figure out how to get it all...

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